Vernon Hires Kelli Denes as Director of Business Development
The Vernon Company, Newton, Iowa, announced the hiring of Kelli Denes as director of business development.
In this role, Denes will be actively directing Vernon’s national recruiting efforts in addition to working with the company’s top salespeople to strategically grow the business with major accounts, and helping the company increase its overall revenues, profits and efficiencies.
Denes has held various sales roles both within and outside the promotional products industry. For the last 16 years, she focused on large account sales leaders for industry supplier Raining Rose. Additionally, she is very involved in industry groups, recently representing the Upper Midwest Association of Promotional Professionals in Washington, D.C., for PPAI's Legislative Education and Action Day. Denes also serves on the work group for PPAI’s Women’s Leadership Conference.
"After getting to know Kelli as our supplier sales rep, we feel very lucky to add her to our sales leadership team," Dave Regan, vice president of sales and marketing for Vernon, said. "We know that her industry knowledge, enthusiasm, work ethic and approach to customer service will be tremendous assets to Vernon, our salespeople and our client relationships.”
In her “free time” Denes, a wife and mom of three, also runs a successful lifestyle blog in which she shares some of her reflections, insights and lessons learned about work and family. Check it out at www.thebalancedworkmom.com or follow @BalancedWorkMom on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
“I’m excited for this next chapter in my career,” Denes said. “The Vernon Company stands out for their values that are aligned with my own. I love that they are an Iowa-based, family-owned company and a leader in our industry. I already feel at home here.”
For more information on The Vernon Company, visit www.vernoncompany.com.